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21 Weeks Pregnant In Children
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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I had severe pains at 21 weeks pregnancy and lost. There was no infection, Can progestorone shots prevent preterm labor next time? My cerivix was 4cm.
I am 21 weeks 2days was I pregnant before march 4, 2014 or could I have gotten pregnant on that day or after?
19 weeks 5 days ago: Just subtract 2 weeks from the number of "weeks pregnant" or "weeks gestation", and the answer is the estimated conception date. ...Read more
What did your OB say: Please ask your ob, u measure a little small for dates but that is a rough estimate if u are 21 weeks pregnant you should have just had or are going to have a 20 week us to check the fetal anantomy which is the standard of care in the U.S. And that ultras will measure the baby which is much more accurate than a tape measure an abnormal tape measure means is that need an ultras to check. ...Read more
Yes, you can: At 21 weeks, if you have an ultrasound to look at the anatomy of the baby and screen for anomalies, the gender of the baby should be able to be seen as well. ...Read more
Yes: That tea is safe to drink when pregnant. ...Read more
Depends: If you have plenty of extra help and it is not discomforting for you to do so, then - yes. If in doubt, not feeling well or don't want to worry about possible consequences, then have some one else do it for you. ...Read more
Yes: As long as soon is good you are fine. Delivery date 20 weeks after u feel the kick more or less. Sometimes our estimate is off so be patient and get checked. ...Read more
Ultrasound: Most folks come to know the gender of the baby at their anatomy scan done at 20 weeks or so. Some folks also become informed of the gender during prenatal genetic tests done on blood sample drawn from the mother. ...Read more
Hello, I plan to fly to Dubai from joburg late November, I will be 21 weeks pregnant. Is this safe?
Is there a way to hide the pregnancy for the first 5 months? 2 miscarriages before last one at 21 weeks so we'd like to keep it to ourselves.
Depends: Whether you can keep your wonderful news secret will depend on how you carry the baby. For some, "flowy" tops are all that is needed to look the same for months, while others seem to grow straight out and show at 3 months. I suggest simply not offering the news, and if anyone is bold enough to ask, answer with something vague like, "why, do I LOOK it? " Good luck!! ...Read more
I am 21 weeks pregnant and last wk I was eating more but lately I haven't had an appetite and when I do eat lightly it fills me. What is going on?
I'm 44 years pregnant in 21 weeks this is my 3rd child I feel to much heaviness on standing or walking as if I'm in 9 month! I'm worried I'm working?
Yes: It is possible to feel Braxton Hicks as early as 16 weeks. Normally It lasts about 30 seconds & may feel once or twice an hour. Some experts think Braxton Hicks contractions toned uterine muscles, cervix & prepare it for labor contractions! Make sure you know the difference between Braxton Hicks with labor contractions & other complications. Always check with your Obstetrician for certainty. ...Read more
Blood test: If you're still concerned about pregnancy, i'd recommend a blood pregnancy test and/or an ultrasound from your doctor. If you're without a doctor or insurance, I would search for a planned parenthood or a fqhc (federally qualified health center). These tests will tell you definitively if you're pregnant or not. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Yes!: Most women start to feel the baby move by 20 weeks. The uterus sits on the lower back so it is possible to feel the baby move in this area. Best wishes! ...Read more
Rough sex: It really depends on what you mean by rough sex. Some sex play could be risky during pregnancy for example choking, slapping or hitting esp. Abdomen, anal sex followed by vaginal sex. Be careful during your pregnancy. There will be plenty of time for spicy sexual encounters after the baby has arrived. ...Read more
Common complaint: Cramping in the second trimester is an extremely common complaint. The stretching of the uterus, the surrounding ligaments, dehydration, a full bladder, gas pain and constipation can all cause cramping. Schedule a visit with your doctor to make sure you are not contracting and that your cervix is closed. ...Read more
Can be normal.: Spotting during pregnancy can be normal and spotting can present as discharge when wiping. Consider that some spotting pools in the vagina and then comes out when wiping. But context is everything. Discharge after contractions or trauma to the abdomen is different from discharge after intercourse or a vaginal exam. Be safe and see a doctor if you have cramping/bleeding more than a pad. ...Read more
Normal values for cx: The cervical length decreases during the course of pregnancy. Both values are well within the normal range for 19 and 21 weeks of prognancy. If the cervical length falls below 25 mm before the end of the 28th week, there is an incresed risk of pre-term delivery and your obstetrician will monitor you more closely. ...Read more
Yes: Do u want to be? , u still too young. ...Read more
Normal weight: That weight sounds perfectly normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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